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Man v Fat Football
Man v Fat is a unique men's weight loss programme! FREE 14 weeks football with 24 hour peer and professional support. Open to males in Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea residents with a Body Mass Iindex (BMI) of 27.5 and above. Read more...
People who can help
People who can help
Whatever you want to do, concerns you have or support you need, there are a wealth of organisations and charities that can help. Have a look at what's available here. Read more...
For professionals
For Professionals
If you work or provide a service, paid or unpaid, in health and social care, we've got information and guidance about a number of procedures, resources and training initiatives. Read more...
Leaflets Library
Leaflets Library
Not everyone can, or wants, to use the internet. We have a series of leaflets which cover key issues which can be printed out and given to those residents that cannot access the internet. Read more...
Other useful websites
We cover a lot of information on People First but there are also other useful websites that can help you make informed choices about your health and well-being. Take a look at Ask Sara for instance .. Read more...


February 15, 2015

Doctors urged to promote exercise

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges says doctors should take a leading role in encouraging their patients to do more exercise, and that it should be classed as a "wonder drug".

February 09, 2015

Arthritis in your 20s: what's life like when you can't brush your hair?

In the UK, 27,000 people under 25 have some form of arthritis. How do they cope with a disease usually linked to old age?

January 15, 2015

Inactivity 'kills more than obesity'

A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests. Find out more.

January 02, 2015

The new arts prescription

The arts are becoming a prominent focal point in the next wave of medical prescriptions. Find out how...

December 20, 2014

Plan to help over-50s keep working

Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.

December 16, 2014

Me, my friend Pru, and our memories

Writer and broadcaster Joan Bakewell has interviewed her friend, the actress Prunella Scales, who has disclosed that she is living with dementia.

December 09, 2014

Westway Sport & Fitness win big at National Fitness Awards

Westway Sports & Fitness and their GP Exercise Referral team, were named the country's 'Best Rehabilitation Facility of the Year' at the National Fitness Awards earlier this month.

Five Ways to Wellbeing Report

The New Economics Foundation (NEF) recently released a study on evidence based actions that lead to improvements in well being.

November 26, 2014

Open Age phone groups attract national attention

Open Age have been running weekly debates and creative writing classes over the phone for older people in Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea. The Guardian newspaper has published an article on a ground-breaking scheme which is helping people who find it difficult to get out and about, and who are otherwise socially isolated, to stay in touch with the outside world and make new friends.

Loneliness increasingly common for older people

The Silver Line Helpline For Older People is reporting that it took nearly 300,000 calls in it's first year, and most were about feeling lonely or isolated.

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